Paradigm Shifts in Education

In this talk by author Ken Robinson we are vividly presented with some fascinating (and scary) ideas about ongoing paradigm shifts in the way our societies have organised education throughout the ages, and how it continues to exist. However, Robinson points out a new direction for education. I particularly find his ideas on divergent thinking interesting. How do we change this in our own classrooms? How can we accomodate for all kinds of students with various skills?

“As students we are told that there is one answers, it’s in the back of the book, and we cannot look nor copy becuase that’s cheating. However, outside of school that’s called collaboration.”

How, when and will education change drastically in line with Robinson’s ideas?

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